Slowpoke Jones on Cruise Control

It took me a leisurely 7 months, to cut my last feature, Down and Dangerous. There was no hard deadline, leading me to put in 6 hour days and 5 day weeks. Hey, why rush the thinking process? So when I was asked to have a finished director’s cut, 4 weeks from the start date of receiving the dailies of my current project, I laughed. As I sensed the seriousness and earnestness of the question, the smile quickly faded from my face. I absolutely knew I could move faster than I previously had, but 4 weeks for picture lock on a feature would serve quite a difficult task for most. A red flag in hindsight, but I was up for the challenge. It was time to kick Slowpoke Jones to the curb, well, at least within reason.

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